Volunteering Apply to volunteer Apply to volunteer Volunteering is a great way to give back to your local community, explore the city and support a local child or young person. We are always looking for kind, caring and reliable people to bring positivity, and new experiences to a young person’s life. All we need is a few hours of your time once a week or twice a month for a minimum commitment of a year after training. You can help a young person to gain vital confidence and self-esteem! To take the first steps towards making a difference and volunteer, email [email protected] or fill out the form here. Your Application Step one: Informal Chat Call 01224 210060 to arrange a 20 minute chat and find out more about what's involved. Step two: Apply Complete our very simple application and self declaration forms. Step three: Interview Attend an interview and answer a number of questions to help us determine if you are suitable. Step four: Attend Training Commit to four sessions of training across a weekend to prepare for your befriending match. These are conducted in-house and provide you with an opportunity to ask questions and meet other volunteers. Step five: Meet The Family Along with one of our Support Workers, visit the referrer to find out more about the child. You and the Support Worker will then meet the family and of course, your child, prior to your first outing. Step six: Start Befriending Start having fun with your child! As you get started, remember our Support Workers are always here to offer support.